Hike 4 Education

Desert Sands Educational Foundation's annual fundraising hike event returned for a FIFTH year on April 8, 2018. The event was held again at Lake Cahuilla in La Quinta and featured a 5K walk/run along the lake and a 1 mile nature walk in the park.

This event is stroller-friendly, dog-friendly, and open to all ages!!
Hike 4 Education raises funds to support DSUSD classrooms STEP BY STEP! 100% of net proceeds will be distributed to the schools designated through team sign-up.

Couldn't attend the event?  Be a "Virtual Hiker" with your online donation! 
You can still designate a specific school/class/club in the description field during checkout.

THANK YOU to all the Sponsors, Donors, Volunteers & Participants for supporting 
our annual fundraising event!

2018 - 5th Annual Hike 4 Education Sponsors:

Elite Sponsor Level

AlpenSpruce Software

Ledesma & Meyer Construction

Premier Sponsor Level

Altura Credit Union

California Nursing Educational Institute (CNEI)

Eisenhower Health

La Botica Pharmacy

NIC Partners

Event Sponsor Level


Empower Retirement/Great West

Friends of the Desert Mountains


Kiddos Lingua After School Program

La Quinta Cliffhouse

Parker Family

Thai Smile of Rancho Mirage

Vendors, Health Fair Booths & Goodie Donations

4ShayJ Foundation

Churros Baja

Coachella Valley Horse Rescue

CV Curves

Desert Recreation District

Dominos Pizza

Kaiser Permanente

Nutrishop Indio

Red Dragon Karate Academy Palm Desert

Safehouse of the Desert

Sam's Club

The Legacy Group

Smoothie Station, thanks to DSUSD Nutrition Services team!

Video produced by Desert Ridge Academy Journalism